January 2020
UHN Research The Krembil is the official newsletter of the Krembil Research Institute (formerly the Toronto Western Research Institute). It informs the Toronto Western Hospital community, external stakeholders and interested community members about the exciting news and innovative research happening at the Krembil Research Institute.

Stories in this month's issue:

Donald Weaver, PhD, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS
Director, Krembil Research Institute
University Health Network

Mental Health Matters

January 29 was Bell Let’s Talk Day, an annual event that aims to raise awareness of mental illness across Canada. To mark the day, Krembil organized several events to promote mental health and well-being in its community. [Read More]

Update on Alzheimer Disease

This spring, Krembil will host a public forum on Alzheimer disease. The event will include a keynote lecture given by Jay Ingram and a question and answer session with a panel of dementia experts. [Read More]
Live or Let Die

New progress towards solving the puzzle of how a damaged cell decides whether to live or die. [Learn More]
Less Stigma for More Health

Minimizing harm by identifying and targeting negative beliefs about people who use opioids. [Learn More]
Intrigued by Fatigue

New study helps to alleviate worries that tiredness is a warning sign of disease progression. [Learn More]
Keeping Score

New mathematical model predicts the probability of a drug reaching the brain. [Learn More]

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